The Lagos State Government has directed the prompt investigation of the cause of the collapse of a building on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, OMOTAYO BAMGBOSE-MARTINS, made this known while speaking at the site of the collapse. He said that the incident, […]

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, (SON) has called on builders to always patronize quality materials with the approval of MANCAP in the construction of buildings. The Oyo State SON coordinator, ADETOYE ADEYINKA, made this known after he and his team examined the cause of a building collapse in Ibadan. You would recall that a five […]

Emergency officials say the death toll from the Lagos building collapse has risen to five. You would recall that a seven-storey building situated at Oba Idowu, Oniru Street collapsed on Sunday in the Victoria Island area of Lagos. As of Sunday, rescue operations had recovered two bodies while three more bodies were retrieved from the […]

The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. IDRIS SALAKO, has resigned. This was confirmed in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, GBENGA OMOTOSO. His resignation comes barely 24 hours after a seven-storey building collapsed killing at least five persons with fears that more bodies will be recovered from […]

Two children have died  and three men injured after a building collapsed in Lagos. The incident occurred around 9:40pm on Sunday at Adeleye Street, Lady Lark in Bariga. According to reports, the cause of the incident was the scaffolding of a tank at a two-storey building that collapsed on a nearby bungalow where the deceased […]

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